Customs officials at Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport detained a Dubai-bound passenger for carrying 15kg hemp concealing in a mattress on Monday morning.
The detainee Md Rubel, hailing from Brahmanbaria district, was scheduled to travel by a flight of Fly Dubai Airlines, said Sarwari Alam, station manager of the airport.
The customs officials challenged him for his suspicious activities at the luggage screening point, he said.
Later, they recovered the hemp hidden inside a mattress, according to a UNB report.
The detainee was handed over to Patenga Police Station.
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